Net Worth: $2 Million
Canadian model and actress Melysa Ford was born on November 7, 1976 as Melyssa Savannah Ford in Toronto, Ontario. She has Russian, Norwegian and Barbadian heritage. Her father is West-Indian and her mother is Caucasian. She is a bi-racial Canadian woman and she is very proud of it.
Melyssa Ford he attended York University where she studied forensic psychology and became a member of the debate team. As she grew older, she had developed an interest in criminal psychology that she even considered working for the Canadian Security Intelligence Services (Canada’s CIA) behavioral science unit. She also began acting in school plays while in high school where she played many lead roles. Because she has a voluptuous figure, she is often referred to as Jessica Rabbit after the character from the animated film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
Ford has started her career since the late 90s when she appeared in music videos, men’s magazines, television programs and films. Music video director Little X discovered her while she was working as a bartender in a nightclub in Toronto. He helped her launch her music video career. She appeared in music videos like You Don’t Know My Name by Alicia Keys and Happy People by R. Kelly. She has hosted BET’s How I’m Livin’ series and is the current host of BET’s lifestyle show BET Style. She writes a monthly Jessica Rabbit advice column for Smooth magazine. She has appeared in King, Maxim, XXL and XXL Eye Candy. Her movie appearances include Turn It Up and Psyche. She also help sold a line of calendars and DVDs. Currently, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million.